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Ulcer in the back of my throat

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Apthous ulcer: If you are sure that is what it is, try gargling with acidolphilus. Kenalog (triamcinolone) in orabase will also ease symptoms and tends to stick on t... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Mixture of…: Hydrogen peroxide, warm salt water (saline), & alcohol-based mouthwash will soothe & help heal ulcer. Or can use otc prep glyoxide. Be sure not to swa... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
Find out the cause: You need to see your physician to try to find out the cause of the problem now. Troubles speaking suggests an issue around the larynx or voice box.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
Dentistry 39 years experience
Probably not: The mouth sore should be gone in a couple weeks. If either one lasts i would suggest seeing a physician.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Otolaryngologist: This could be due to a herpes infection. Have you had a throat culture? Have an exam by an otolaryngologist(ear, nose and throat specialist) if you're... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Examination: Throast ulcers can be due to a variety of disorders. Some benign, some life threatening. See ENT doc for exam/recommendations.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Kim
Dr. John Kimanswered
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Call for consult: Please call for a consult - may only need some antibiotic if symptoms suggest strep throat vs viral pharyngitis.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Guarna
Dentistry 35 years experience
Depends: It depends on the cause/how far back in the throat/general health/smoking habits/oral habits if the cause was mechanical, then it should heal on its ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Wolter
Dentistry 30 years experience
Many Possibilities: There are many conditions which can cause these types of symptoms. Most are viral or bacterial. Some can be fairly harmless, like acommon cold. Some c... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 years experience
Probably ulcers: As the infection resolves these ulcers should clear up. If still present in 2-3 weeks have them checked.

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